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Author: Catherine Kapahi


ISBN: 8172112939

Category: Canadians

Page: 374

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The end of evolution is not humanity, it is divinity. This book is a personal and candid account of the spiritual transformation of a Westerner during the eight years she spent under the divine guidance of Sathya Sai Baba in India.

Author: Catherine Kapahi


ISBN: 0968316131

Category: Religion

Page: 374

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The end of evolution is not humanity, it is divinity. This book is a personal and candid account of the spiritual transformation of a Westerner during the eight years she spent under the divine guidance of Sathya Sai Baba in India. The main themes are inner purification, learning to trust in and surrender to the divine, and how Sathya Sai Baba works with the devotee to dissolve ego and manifest divinity. Other themes include the movement from separation to unity consciousness, and how worshiping the form can lead to awareness of the formless. Included in this book are many excerpts from enlightened beings such as Sri Chinmoy, Sri Ravi Shankar, the Mother Sri Aurobindo, Amachi, and many others. Passion Longing Awareness contains many inner conversations and dreams with the divine; it is a very useful account for all who are seeking the answers to the questions: Who am I really? Where did I come from? and Why am I here?
2010-12-01 By Catherine Kapahi

His words express God's longing for you. Stay with this awareness of God's love for you as long as you can. How do you respond? Jesus takes your desires seriously. His first words to those who approach him in the Gospel according to ...

Author: Margaret Bullitt-Jonas

Publisher: Cowley Publications

ISBN: 9781461660545

Category: Religion

Page: 92

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Margaret Bullitt-Jonas not only takes us to the foot of the cross of Jesus, she invites us to consider the breadth of Christ's healing, saving love for us, for those we love, and for the whole creation. Each reflection is followed by a series of prayer-provoking questions designed to draw us deeper into the mystery of extravagant generosity.
2003-03-25 By Margaret Bullitt-Jonas

Longing And Passivity Though what is missing lies on the far side of awareness and is in itself more passive than passion , still one continues to long for its ... This longing constitutes a passionate knowledge of the other .

Author: David Appelbaum

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791447677

Category: Philosophy

Page: 167

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The final installment in Appelbaum's three-volume exploration of the "intervening subject" -- volumes one and two are The Stop and Disruption, also published by SUNY Press -- The Delay of the Heart explores themes of responsibility and initiation and offers an "initiatory ethics". It intimates a secret of delay that is behind all traditional teachings and suggests ways that a sensitivity to a sacred obligation emerges from the heart of human experience.
2001-01-01 By David Appelbaum

But in our momentary, fleeting, incidental meeting with him, in the press of the day's confusion, we can, through will, daring, and passionate longing, open up in spite of ourself, and so open him, in spite of himself, to that inner ...

Author: Joseph Chilton Pearce

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781594775635

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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Explains the phenomenon of shaktipat, the spiritual transmission of power from a teacher to a devotee • Shows how technology has eroded personal power and how insight and awareness can play a higher role in our lives • Reveals how insight is the vehicle for profound self-transformation Shakti is the creative force, the bonding power, that holds the universe together. Shaktipat is the moment when enlightenment is conferred upon a student instantaneously by his master’s touch. The guru conferring shaktipat creates a bond of power in those who have accepted him or her as their teacher. In Spiritual Initiation and the Breakthrough of Consciousness Joseph Chilton Pearce describes his experience of shaktipat from his teacher Swami Muktananda. From this awakening Pearce experiences a dramatic shift of mind and comes to the realization that perception is reality and that insight is our only vehicle for profound self-transformation. Oneness with God is the birthright of every individual, though we are culturally vaccinated to resist experiencing this higher consciousness. Our search for objective truth has lead us not to wholeness, but instead to the belief that we have no bond to each other, to God, or to an inanimate, physical world. Our technology reduces our ability to experience revelation and leads us instead toward the chatter of confused thinking. The challenge faced by modern humanity, which is the challenge Muktananda gave to his students, is to passionately gather up the scattered fragments of our lives and channel them into the creative realm, where with insight or revelation we will be able to become more than ourselves.
2003-07-23 By Joseph Chilton Pearce

When desire arrives at its final end of union with God, it enters a state of “dispassionate passion. ... Gregory's understanding of the erotic relation of humanity with God, as well as the transformed nature of human erōs in the ...

Author: Henry L. Novello

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781532662591

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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In the past the passions were regarded as sicknesses of the soul due to Adam's sin. As the Redeemer, Christ shares in our humanity and experiences the passions, but given his divine status he quickly overcomes the passions by his superior reason as the Word. In effect, Christ is displayed as a Stoic sage who is unperturbed by the passions. The book is critical of this traditional perspective for its inability to think of the Incarnation as the Word's real participation in our humanity. Christ is not a Stoic sage who displays an uninvolved holiness, but the Word become flesh who displays an astonishing breadth and intensity of emotional life, which reveals what it means for the fullness of divinity to dwell bodily in him. Reformed theology moved beyond the traditional perspective in affirming the strong emotions of Christ as proof of his humanity, but Christ's divinity was given insufficient attention. The book proposes a complex view of Christ's emotions, which are regarded not merely as proof of his humanity, but reveal the personal attributes of divinity communicated to his humanity. To observe Christ's emotions is to witness the mutual interaction of humanity and divinity in his person, which accomplishes our salvation (deification). To imitate Christ, then, means that Christ's emotions become the emotions of his followers, so that by seeing as God sees and feeling as God feels, they go forth in obedience to Christ's commandment to love one another as he has loved us, which is to live the way of the cross for the sake of the ongoing embodiment of God in the world.
2019-11-01 By Henry L. Novello

De Rougemont suggests yet another originating and reinforcing factor in the myth: both passion and the longing for death which it involves connect with the Western idea that the individual reaches self- awareness in suffering, ...

Author: Jonathan Dollimore

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135773274

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 384

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Death, Desire and Loss in Western Culture is a rich testament to our ubiquitous preoccupation with the tangled web of death and desire. In these pages we find nuanced analysis that blends Plato with Shelley, Hölderlin with Foucault. Dollimore, a gifted thinker, is not content to summarize these texts from afar; instead, he weaves a thread through each to tell the magnificent story of the making of the modern individual.
2013-07-04 By Jonathan Dollimore

The following is an example of a transcript with a dual trauma couple in this stage of explication and awareness. ... concretely relived her experiences of passionate longing for her mother to save her from the abuse of her father.

Author: Brent Willock

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351356510

Category: Psychology

Page: 254

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Passion! The word brims with and exudes power, movement, intensity, vitality, desire, and fulfillment. Its multifaceted meanings include eroticism, rage, sex, suffering, drive, commitment, dedication, and love. On the one hand, it embodies a quality to be embraced and lived fully, to make life meaningful and worthwhile. On the other, it is sometimes to be treated with suspicion, reined in, subjected to the dictates of reason. While it brightens existence and its departure makes life dull, many passions may prove unbearable. The manifold connotations of passion make it highly relevant to psychoanalysis, yet, so far, no book has explored the many facets of this pervasive theme. This book provides a comprehensive guide that will sensitize readers to the omnipresent importance of passionate emotion in the clinical setting, and throughout all areas and times of life. It bursts with thought-provoking ideas. Challenging cases are illuminated by penetrating reflections and novel applications and combinations of theoretical perspectives. Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Passion explores the many ways in which very strong emotions – passions – can be understood and worked with in clinical contexts. The contributions cover such key topics as psychosis and violence, emotions in childhood, sexuality, secure and insecure attachments, the role of passion in seeking meaning, passion and transition space, and transference and countertransference. This book will be of great help to all psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists struggling to assist patients (and perhaps themselves) in locating their passions, channeling and expressing them in meaningful ways, and overcoming obstacles to their fulfillment.
2017-12-14 By Brent Willock

... object of desire as a multivalent, protean metonymy. realizing the importance of deferral, and that calisto's passion ... to the desire for carnal knowledge. in a moment of heightened awareness into the deepest nature of his longing ...

Author: E. Michael Gerli

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781442642553

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 258

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One of the most widely-read and translated Spanish works in sixteenth-century Europe was Fernando de Rojas' Celestina, a 1499 novel in dialogue about a couple that faces heartbreak and tragedy after being united by the titular brothel madam. In 'Celestina' and the Ends of Desire, E. Michael Gerli illustrates how this work straddles the medieval and the modern in its exploration of changing categories of human desire - from the European courtly love tradition to the interpretation of want as an insatiable, destructive force. Gerli's analysis draws on a wide range of Celestina scholarship but is unique in its use of modern literary and psychoanalytic theory to confront the problematic links between literature and life. Explorations of influence of desire on knowledge, action, and lived experience connect the work to seismic shifts in the culture of early modern Europe. Engaging and original, 'Celestina' and the Ends of Desire takes a fresh look at the timeless work's widespread appeal and enduring popularity.

Both passion and the longing for death which passion disguises are connected with, and fostered by, a particular notion of how to reach understanding which in itself is typical of the Western psyche. Why does Western Man wish to suffer ...

Author: David L. Norton

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9781461640806

Category: Philosophy

Page: 296

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1989-01-18 By David L. Norton

In a remarkable quotation , Marx puts together the ideas of " consciousness , " " sensuousness , " and " suffering . " Here is what he said : Imagine a being ... It reaches out from the already in passionate longing for the not yet .

Author: Karl Marx

Publisher: Temple University Press

ISBN: 1592138055

Category: Philosophy

Page: 254

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A primer of the often overlooked yet significant writings of Marx on religion.
2002-03 By Karl Marx

'All the strong feelings of passionate jealousy, combined with the unrecognized urgency of latent desire, ... The mood of the poem lies between spiritual excitement and sexual longing and the knowledge that they are inseparable.

Author: LorraineByrne Bodley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351549875

Category: Music

Page: 544

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The traditional approach to the study of Goethe and Schubert is to place them in opposition to one another, both in terms of their life experiences and in relation to the nineteenth-century Lied. In her introduction to this book, Lorraine Byrne examines the myths that have evolved around these artists and challenges the view that Goethe was unmusical and conservative in his musical tastes. She also considers Schubert's life in relation to his obvious affinity with the poet and links the composer's Goethe settings with the poet's perception of the Lied. Goethe judged the success of a setting by whether the meaning of the text had been realised in musical form. In his Goethe settings Schubert translates the poet's meaning into musical terms and his rendition attains the classical unity of words and music that Goethe sought. The core of this volume is the series of individual analyses of all of Schubert's solo, dramatic and multi-voice settings of Goethe texts. These explore in detail both the literary and the musical dimensions of each work, and Schubert's reading and interpretation of Goethe's writings. This is the first study in English to treat both artists with equal attention and insight. This, together with its encyclopaedic coverage of this important corpus of works, makes this volume an essential reference tool for all those who study Schubert and Goethe.
2017-07-05 By LorraineByrne Bodley

Continued sitting in the wider oscillations of both processes brings into the present situation an awareness ofinner obstructions and dissolves rage, which, if suffered, transforms into passion. Passion, longing for union with the ...

Author: Dale Mathers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317723868

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

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This collection explores the growing interface between Eastern and Western concepts of what it is to be human from analytical psychology, psychoanalytic and Buddhist perspectives. The relationship between these different approaches has been discussed for decades, with each discipline inviting its followers to explore the depths of the psyche and confront the sometimes difficult psychological experiences that can emerge during any in-depth exploration of mental processes. Self and No-Self considers topics discussed at the Self and No-Self conference in Kyoto, Japan in 2006. International experts from practical and theoretical backgrounds compare and contrast Buddhist and psychological traditions, providing a fresh insight on the relationship between the two. Areas covered include: the concept of self Buddhist theory and practice psychotherapeutic theory and practice mysticism and spirituality myth and fairy tale. This book explains how a Buddhist approach can be integrated into the clinical setting and will interest seasoned practitioners and theoreticians from analytical psychology, psychoanalytic and Buddhist backgrounds, as well as novices in these fields.
2013-12-16 By Dale Mathers

Mamardashvili was aware that the only way to introduce thinking was toguide the seeker intothe stateofmind where thinking ... as beingina specialmodeof mental awareness, open, alert andburned by longing for somethingthat isbeyond reach.

Author: Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400710177

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 374

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Through mystery, literature reveals to us the Great Unknown. While we are absorbed by the matters at hand with the present enactment of our life, groping for clues to handle them, it is through literature that we discover the hidden strings underlying their networks. Hence our fascination with literature. But there is more. The creative act of the human being, its proper focus, holds the key to the Sezam of life: to the great metaphysical/ontopoietic questions which literature may disclose. First, it leads us to the sublimal grounds of transformation in the human soul, source of the specifically human significance of life (Analecta Husserliana, Volume III, XIX, XXIII, XXVII) Second, it leads us to the unveiling of the hidden workings of life in the twilight of knowing in a dialectic between The Visible and the Invisible, (Volume LXXV, 2002, Analecta Husserliana) down to the ontopoietic truth. (Volume LXXVI, 2002, Analecta Husserliana) This prying into the unknown which provokes the human being as he or she attempts to conquer, step by step, a space of existence, finds its culmination in the phenomenon of mystery as the subject of the present collection. Its formulation brings us to the greatest question of all: the enigmatic solidarity -in-distinctiveness of human cognition and existence. Papers are written by: Tony E. Afejuku, Gary Backhaus, Paul G. Beidler, Matthew J. Duffy, Raffaela Giovagnoli, Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei, Matti Itkonen, Lawrence Kimmel, Catherine Malloy, Vladimir L. Marchenkov, Nancy Mardas, Howard Pearce, Bernadette Prochaska, Victor Gerald Rivas, M.J. Sahlani, Dennis Skocz, Jadwiga S. Smith, Mara Stafecka, Max Statkiewicz, Mariola Sulkowska, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Leon U. Weinman, Tim Weiss.
2012-12-06 By Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

For consciousness to consume itself means that consciousness realizes its own nonexistence. A deep longing for annihilation tends to arise in this process. We may experience this longing as passionate love. Essential passionate love is ...

Author: A. H. Almaas

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 0834827476

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

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From one perspective, we can see ourselves merely as human beings struggling in a crowded and chaotic world of suffering. This book opens our eyes to a different reality, one that turns our familiar world inside out. We need only explore—with curiosity and love—our true potential as human beings in order to discover infinite depth and creativity in our lives as we act and interact in the world. When time and space expand their meaning, we come to know ourselves as having infinite dimensions of being and qualities of spirit, and uncover new mysteries about ourselves, one another, and the reality we live in. This is the last of the five-volume Diamond Heart series of transcribed and edited talks given by A. H. Almaas to inner-work groups in California and Colorado.
2011-07-12 By A. H. Almaas

betrayals) provides them with the energy that fuels their passion. Similarly, Barker's idiosyncratic reworking of the Grimm fairy tale Snow White in Knowledge and a Girl reinvents the character of the wicked stepmother as a promiscuous ...

Author: K. Gritzner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137534477

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 206

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Adorno and Modern Theatre explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969). The book engages with key principles of Adorno's aesthetic theory and cultural critique and examines their influence on a generation of seminal post-war dramatists.
2016-04-29 By K. Gritzner

Both passion and the longing for death which passion disguises are connected with , and fostered by , a particular notion of how to reach understanding which in itself is typical of the Western psyche . Why does Western Man wish to ...

Author: Denis De Rougemont

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691013934

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 392

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In this classic work, often described as "The History of the Rise, Decline, and Fall of the Love Affair," Denis de Rougemont explores the psychology of love from the legend of Tristan and Isolde to Hollywood. At the heart of his ever-relevant inquiry is the inescapable conflict in the West between marriage and passion--the first associated with social and religious responsiblity and the second with anarchic, unappeasable love as celebrated by the troubadours of medieval Provence. These early poets, according to de Rougemont, spoke the words of an Eros-centered theology, and it was through this "heresy" that a European vocabulary of mysticism flourished and that Western literature took on a new direction. Bringing together historical, religious, philosophical, and cultural dimensions, the author traces the evolution of Western romantic love from its literary beginnings as an awe-inspiring secret to its commercialization in the cinema. He seeks to restore the myth of love to its original integrity and concludes with a philosophical perspective on modern marriage.
1983-08-21 By Denis De Rougemont

The closer he seems to be in his gaze of love, the more an inner desire seems to concentrate its longing for him without any effort. ... The knowledge of him is inseparable from the inner passion that draws us to him.

Author: Fr. Donald Haggerty

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN: 9781681497778

Category: Religion

Page: 243

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Contemporary spiritual writer Fr. Donald Haggerty offers penetrating observations of the phenomenon of Christian conversion. Arranged as a collection of concise, meditative reflections, this book discusses the essential elements of a soul's return to God, including the repercussions of sin, the proper understanding of mercy, and the importance of a more radical response to God's will. Fr. Haggerty also explores the fruits of conversion that make the difference between a mediocre relationship with God and a truly holy life. He identifies these special graces as love for the poor, simplicity of lifestyle, and devotion to the Eucharist. The author's treatment of a "second conversion" is a unique and thought-provoking contribution to his subject. The ever renewed invitation to embrace a deeper passion for God is the thematic undercurrent of this inspiring work.
2017-08-25 By Fr. Donald Haggerty

Additionally, desire is a personified passion that involves a quest for sociality, danger, otherness, and inaccessibility. ... Increasing awareness has been placed on this field with the beginning of the 21st century when researches ...

Author: Corinna Colette Vellnagel

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783658311780

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 251

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This research proposes and empirically tests the impact of brand personality dimensions on brand desirability in a cross-cultural context. Further, the concept of brand-self-congruity is tested on its mediating role between brand personality dimensions and brand desirability. The results reveal that certain brand personality dimensions can have a direct and/ or indirect impact on brand desirability. Yet, this effect mechanism has not only been found to be brand-dependent but also culture-dependent. In this context, the mediating role of brand-self-congruity was confirmed across all cultures and brands investigated. Important implications are derived for research and brand management. In different countries, different brand personality dimensions lead to brand desirability. Therefore, brand managers should know their markets, understand cultural differences and adjust their brand strategy accordingly in order to attain brand desirability.

That the individualized or ego - self is not the ground of human awareness but , rather , only one relative ... In our day - to - day experience , a harmonious union of passion and stillness or peace of mind is rarely experienced .

Author: Ron Valle

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306455420

Category: Psychology

Page: 442

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This fine new book, the third in a series, brings psychologists up to date on the advances of phenomenological research methods in illuminating the nature of human awareness and ex periences. In the more congenial and welcoming intellectual climate of the 1990s, phe nomenological methods have moved to the forefront of discourse on research methods that support and advocate an expanding view of science. In Valle and King (1978), phenome nological methods were presented as alternatives to behavioral methods. In Valle and Halling (1989), phenomenological methods were advanced to perspectives in psychology. This new volume is even less cautious, indeed bolder, in relation to conventional methods and epistemologies. By now, people knowledgeable about psychology, and most psycholo gists, have digested the criticisms directed against methods that operationalize, quantify, and often minimize human behavior. In bringing us up to date on the growing power of phe nomenological methods, this volume brings welcome coherence and integrity to an in creasingly harried science attempting to reenchant itself with meaning and depth, an endeavor artfully exemplified by phenomenological inquiries of the last several decades.
1998-01-31 By Ron Valle

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